Left to right: Colby Brock, Marliz Murguia and Ki Hartsfield.
LITTLE ROCK, ARK – Southern Bancorp’s Glenwood team has grown by three with the recent additions of Executive Vice President of Commercial Lending Ki Hartsfield and Consumer Lenders Colby Brock and Marliz Murguia. The new team members have already begun focusing their efforts on growing Southern’s lending footprint in the Glenwood area.
“We’re excited to welcome this group of highly talented individuals to the Southern team,” said Darrin Williams, Southern Bancorp, Inc. CEO. “Each come to us with a passion for serving their community and an eagerness to go beyond the efforts of a traditional bank by providing access to responsive and responsible lending products and services designed to help families and individuals build wealth.”
A Glenwood native and Centerpoint alum, Hartsfield joins the Southern Bancorp team with 12 years of banking experience. He graduated Cum Laude from Henderson State University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance and again in 2012 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting. He is also a 2014 graduate of the Paul W. Barret Graduate School of Banking at Christian Brothers University in Memphis, Tenn. Hartsfield is very active within the community. He currently serves as the President of the Glenwood Chamber of Commerce and is on several local civic boards. He and his wife Kayla have one daughter, Brooke.
Brock graduated from Kirby High School in 2014. He then went on to graduate Cum Laude from Henderson State University in the fall of 2017, earning a Bachelor of Business Administration in marketing. Having lived in both Glenwood and Kirby, Brock is very fond of the Pike County community. He is currently a member of the Caddo River Lions Club.
Also a Glenwood native and Centerpoint alum, Murguia graduated from Henderson State University in May 2019 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting. After graduating, she immediately started her banking career. Murguia loves working in her community and currently serves as Secretary of the Glenwood Chamber of Commerce.
Founded in 1986 by some of the nation’s leading political, business, and philanthropic leaders with an initial investment of $10 million, Southern Bancorp, Inc., along with its development partners – Southern Bancorp Bank and Southern Bancorp Community Partners, has grown into a $1.7 billion asset organization with 49 locations serving 65,000 customers across two states with a unique array of financial products and services designed to help individuals at all stages of life’s financial journey – from teaching kids how to save to helping entrepreneurs and families realize the American Dream. Southern Bancorp is a certified Community Financial Development Institution, certified B-Corp, and proud member of the Global Alliance for Banking on Values. Learn more at www.BankSouthern.com and www.SouthernPartners.org.